Markets Are Climbing Back After The Great Retail Sales Report

Michael Hoffman via flickrMinutes ago, we learned that U.S. retail sales unexpectedly climbed by 0.1%, despite the plunge in gas prices.

Excluding autos and gas, sales climbed by 0.6%, beating expectations for a 0.3% gain.

US futures are cutting some of their early losses.

Dow futures were down around 40 points just before the release.

Now they’re down by around 15 points.

Here’s a look at the futures action via FinViz:


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